Tag archives: lecture

Three Billion Birds Lost
By Joanne Calitri   |   March 19, 2020

A most pivotal lecture of our time was presented at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History on January 29, titled, “Three Billion Birds Lost: The Disappearance of North American Birds and What We Can Do About It.”The standing room-only lecture was given by renowned scientist and author, Kenneth Rosenberg, who works at the Cornell […]

Lecture Examines Peaceful Native Americans
By Scott Craig   |   February 27, 2020

Richard Pointer, Westmont professor of history, uncovers the peacemaking traditions of Native American communities in a lecture, “Peace-loving Indians? Recovering A Missing Piece of American History,” on Tuesday, March 3, at 7 pm in Hieronymus Lounge at Kerrwood Hall. The Paul C. Wilt Phi Kappa Phi Lecture is free and open to the public. “Given […]

History of Montecito
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   February 13, 2020

Beginning on Tuesday, February 25, local historian Erin Graffy will host a special lecture series on Montecito history, as part of Santa Barbara City College’s School of Extended Learning. “In the past I’ve hosted lectures on Santa Barbara history, and I’ve been asked to focus now on Montecito,” Graffy said. “We’ll cover such themes as […]

Downtown Talk Examines #MeToo Moment
By Scott Craig   |   November 7, 2019

Meredith Whitnah, Westmont assistant professor of sociology, speaks about “Making Sense of the #MeToo Moment: An Institutional and Cultural Perspective” on Thursday, November 7, at 5:30 pm at the Santa Barbara University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara Street. The Westmont Downtown Lecture is free and open to the public. No tickets are required; the limited seating […]

Talk Covers Deep-Sea Explorations: Sea Fans
By Scott Craig   |   November 8, 2018

Beth Horvath, Westmont associate professor of biology, examines the significant roles gorgonian corals (sea fans) play in the healthy biodiversity of deep-water habitats, such as the Santa Barbara Channel, in a lecture Thursday, November 8, at 5:30 pm at the University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara Street. The Westmont Downtown lecture, “Gorgonian Corals: Sentinels of Deep-Sea […]